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Link Big Easy Blowout, Saturday, 01/26/2008
Cervantes, Denver, CO

Notes: This setlist is unknown, as no recordings of this show circulate.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Russell Batiste, Jr., Reed Mathis, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Papa Mali


Link Widespread Panic, Thursday, 05/01/2008
New Orleans Fairgrounds, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: Fixin' to Die[1]

[1] Page on keyboards.

Notes: This set was part of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and took place on the Acura Stage (full setlist). Page sat in on keyboards for "Fixin' to Die."

Musicians: Jimmy Herring, Dave Schools, John Bell, Todd Nance, John "JoJo" Hermann, Domingo S. Ortiz, Page McConnell (Guest)


Link Russell Batiste & Friends, Thursday, 05/01/2008
The Howlin' Wolf, New Orleans, LA

Set 1: Unknown Instrumental > Unknown Instrumental, Fire On the Bayou[1] > Unknown Song, Cars > Pull Up to the Bumper > Lady Marmalade, Mother Funk Y'all[2], The Hype and The Hoopla[3], It Ain't No Use[1] > Cissy Strut[4], Unknown Instrumental, The World Is So Crazy, Most Events Aren't Planned[5]

[1] With Leo Nocentelli & Jason Neville.
[2] With Oteil Burbridge.
[3] With Leo Nocentelli.
[4] With Mike Gordon, Leo Nocentelli and DJ Logic.
[5] With Eric Krasno.

Notes: Page joined Russell Batiste and Friends for the entire show.  In addition to Page, the core band consisted of Russell Batiste (drums), Kenny Kane (bass), Tom Fitzpatrick (tenor sax), MC (trumpet), 909 (tenor sax), Kako (keyboards), KC Jr Ian (guitar), Rita Batiste (vocals), and Tiffany Jackson (vocals). "Fire on the Bayou" and "It Ain't No Use" feautured Leo Nocentelli and Jason Neville. Leo Nocentelli also appeared on "The Hype and the Hoopla." "Mother Funk Y'all" featured Oteil Burbridge. "Cissy Strut" featured Mike Gordon, Leo Nocentelli and DJ Logic. The instrumental that followed also featured Mike, along with Bernie Worrell. "The World is So Crazy" featured "Willie Soul Singer" and Oteil Burbridge. "Most Events Aren't Planned" featured Eric Krasno.

Musicians: Page McConnell, Russell Batiste, Jr., Mike Gordon (Guest), Oteil Burbridge (Guest), Eric Krasno (Guest), Bernie Worrell (Guest), Leo Nocentelli (Guest)


Link Page McConnell, Wednesday, 05/07/2008
The Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Set 1: Magilla, Cars Trucks Buses

Notes: This performance was part of the Jammys, at which Phish received a lifetime achievment award. Page led a group of musicians including bassist Christian McBride, drummer Roy Haynes, saxophonist James Carter and trumpeter Nicholas Payton through "Magilla" and "Cars Trucks Buses." The Headcount All-Stars (Marc Brownstein, Jon Gutwillig, Kyle Hollingsworth, Jake Cinninger and Joe Russo) ended the evening with a tribute set that included "Wilson," "Antelope," "2001" and "Maze."

Musicians: Page McConnell, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Roy Haynes, James Carter


Link Mike Gordon, Friday, 08/15/2008
Waterfront Park, Burlington, VT

Set 1: Another Door, Crumblin' Bones, She Said She Said, On a Bad Day[1], Milwaukee Here I Come[1], Andelmans' Yard[2], Traveled Too Far[2], Voices[2], The Walls of Time[2], Makisupa Policeman[2], Morphing Again, Meat

Encore: Alphabet Street

[1] Brett Hughes on guitar & vocals, Marie Claire on vocals.
[2] Page on keyboards.

Notes: This free gig was part of the Lake Champlain Maritime Festival and also featured an appearance by Bernie Sanders. "On a Bad Day" and "Milwaukee Here I Come" featured Brett Hughes on guitar vocals and Marie Claire on vocals. "Andelmans' Yard" through "Makisupa" featued Page on keyboards.

Musicians: Mike Gordon, Scott Murawski, Craig Myers, Tom Cleary, Todd Isler, Page McConnell (Guest), Marie Claire (Guest), Brett Hughes (Guest)

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